Title:OF BENEFICIARY MATTERS: OR THE DUES OF THE ALTER. BEING A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF ECCLESIASTICAL REVENUES. Shewing 1. Rise Progress and Means By Which They Accrued to the Church II. Why Church in Its Infancy Had No Immovable Estates
Publisher:Printed for Olive Payne at the Bibl, in Round Court, in the Strand, London, 1730
Edition:First English Edition
Dust Jacket:No Dustjacket
Printed for Olive Payne at the Bibl, in Round Court, in the Strand, 1730, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket, First English Edition
.. Translated from the French by Chr.Hayes. 8vo, pagination 'confused' but text continuous and compleat. T.p. (i), dedication v, (i), errata i, Preface of french translator iv, Advert ii, contents xviii, intro iv, History 260 pgs. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Shewing 1. Rise Progress and Means By Which They Accrued to the Church II. Why Church in Its Infancy Had No Immovable Estates. III That Ecclesiastics become too greedy in aquiring Estates and that their avarice ought to be restrained. IV. That the estates left to the Church, in prejudice of the legal heirs, ought to be rejected. V. That when Bishops became judges of Civil Affairs, they neglected to teach the doctrines of Christ. VI. The original tythes and of the pretensions and claims of curates. VII. The Original of Cardinals who were at first inferior to Bishops. VIII. That the abuse of non-residence, sprung from ordaining without titles of office. !X. The distinction between benifices compatible and incompatible, etc. etc. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; HISTORY; RELIGION; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 3319.